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April 21, 2016
2016 BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON NON-GUARANTEED DRAWING APPLICANTS RECEIVE NOTIFICATION TODAY

Runners who entered the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon non-guaranteed entry drawing will be notified today of their selection status. This year’s field will be comprised of runners who received an entry through the drawing as well as participants who qualified for one of five guaranteed entry opportunities. The world-class event will take place on Sunday, October 9.
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April 11, 2016
2015 BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON CHARITY RUNNERS RAISED AN EVENT RECORD $18.7 MILLION

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced that more than 10,000 runners raised a record-breaking $18.7 million through the 2015 Charity Program. The overall fundraising from the 2015 event surpassed the previous event record by $1 million. Since the charity program was officially established in 2002, more than 96,000 runners have raised more than $150 million for local, national and global causes.
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January 12, 2016
2016 BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS Today the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that runner applications will be accepted for the 2016 event beginning Tuesday, March 8, by visiting chicagomarathon.com. Registration will be conducted through a system of guaranteed entry options as well as through a non-guaranteed entry drawing. The 39th annual race will take place on Sunday, October 9 in scenic Grant Park.
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